Visson, Lynn

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VISSON, Lynn. American, b. 1945. Genres: Food and Wine, Art/Art history, Language/Linguistics, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Barnard College, NYC, instructor in Russian, 1969-70; Columbia University, NYC, instructor, 1970-71, assistant professor of Russian, 1972-76; Bryn Mawr College, PA, assistant professor of Russian, 1976-78; Hunter College of the City University of New York, NYC, assistant professor of Russian, 1978-79; U.S. Department of State, contract interpreter, 1979-; United Nations, NYC, simultaneous interpreter from Russian and French into English, 1981-. Middlebury College Russian Summer School, member of faculty, 1978; leader of study tours of the USSR. Simultaneous interpreter on television and radio; consultant, currently. Publications: (co-author) The Moscow Gourmet: Dining Out in the Capital of the U.S.S.R., 1974; Sergei Esenin: Poet of the Crossroads, 1980; The Complete Russian Cookbook: A Heritage Preserved, 1982, rev. ed., 1999; (ed.) Vladimir Visson, Fair Warning: Memoirs of a New York Art Dealer, 1986; (trans.) B. Kuznetsov, Reason and Being, 1987; (trans.) E. Souritz, Soviet Choreographers in the 1920's, 1990; From Russian into English: An Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation, 1991, rev. ed., 1999; Wedded Strangers: The Challenges of Russian-American Marriages, 1998; The Art of Uzbek Cooking, 1999. Address: Interpretation, SAB-30, United Nations, New York, NY 10017, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]